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Where Did Hiv Transferred To Humans

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insulin or inject illicit drugs. Occasionally the public and certain workers (e.g. sanitation workers or housekeeping staff) may sustain needle-stick injuries involving inappropriately discarded needles. Needle-stick injuries can transfer blood and blood-borne pathogens (e.g., hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV), but the risk of transmission is extremely low and there are no documented cases of transmission outside of a health care setting. ...
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Hello Mr. Kull. First of all I want to tell you my problem. From some months I want to fell some psycho problem because of the fear of transmission of HIV So I check your website. Some of the confusion has been clear but till now some confusion has...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...and mother-to-infant contact. There are no other known routes of transmission, nor any cases of transmission from animals to humans. Laboratory studies that attempt to infect chimps with HIV are not relevant to your risk for infection.If you are... Read more »

please help 24hr since exposure is Pep warranted?

Hi Dr. Bob I have to let you know that this is my very first time ever being concerned about HIV. I am a nursing student and I come in contact with blood all the time. But what happened to me has freaked me out completely. I went out to eat with my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing nor worry is warranted. If HIV were that easily transmitted, it would have wiped out the planet years ago! You can find many questions similar to yours in the archives of this forum. Have a look. The response is always the same: no risk.... Read more »


how long has AIDS been around?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...bustling with a universe of macroscopic and microscopic life, that we encountered deadly viruses like HIV and ebola.After the transfer of the virus to the first human it probably took many decades to enter into a broader human population and then... Read more »

Parvovirus, HIV+ humans and Ferrets

My HIV+ partner and I recently adopted a ferret who has tested positive for ADV. From Ferret ADV website: ADV is a highly contagious Parvovirus a persistent viral infection which causes a huge increase in antibodies found in the blood known as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Robert,I don't have any personal experience with ferret ADV. I do know that ferret zoonoses transmitted by pet ferrets to humans are quite rare. I would suggest you check with PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) at Read more »
The Body


...are not HIV positive is that, indeed, we are HIV. Because of the nature of the disease, because it is one that can only be transferred from human to human and because you can't cure it with a shot, a cup of anti-biotic powder, or a series of... Read more »
The Michigan Messenger

Michigan Lawmakers Decry Case Charging HIV-Positive Man With Terrorism for Biting

...Eaton County sheriff who sits on the Judiciary Committee, to Heywood. "I think you should able to be charged with attempt to transfer HIV if it can be shown in a court of law you made a genuine attempt to transfer [it]." A number of HIV experts... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...CD4 cellfunction: Cell Expansion -- A person's cells are multiplied outside the body, and theninfused back in. Cell Transfer -- A person is given immune cells from their twin or an HIV-relative. Cytokines or Immune Modulators --... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration

...expansion. An individual's cells are multiplied outside the body, and then infused back into the body. A second approach is cell transfer. This involves giving a patient some immune cells from the patient's twin or an HIV-negative relative. A... Read more »
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My HIV MD pisses me off!

Posted by jmiami, 7 Replies
...Sorry everyone but this is a rant! I am in the process of seeking another HIV MD specialist. I swear some MD's have ZERO human interaction skills. I recently saw my current HIV MD for my follow up and he was training a nurse practitioner and two... Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, Read more »

Where did HIV come from?

Posted by DUDE
...blamed for the rise of AIDS. Some researchers have suggested that a polio vaccine made using chimpanzee kidney cells could have transferred HIV into humans between 1957 and 1960. Although the new research could not eliminate that possibility... Read more »

blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pipe sharing with friends at hookah bars. Is this clearly irrational thought related to OCD? How much infected blood must be transferred via mouth in order to become infected? Websites mention open sores in the mouth, but what does this really... Read more »